How to adjust to working a full-time job

July 17, 2013

How to adjust to working a full-time job

Graduation is pretty awesome, as it signals your transition from college life to the real world. Of course that’s a little scary too, as it also means you’re entering the full-time work force (cue standard horror movie music). But before you start singing the blues, and before you bang your head against the wall at [...]

5 best colleges for writers

July 11, 2013

5 best colleges for writers

If you feel best when your head is stuffed in a book, or when a pen is in your hand with a stack of blank paper in front of you, then you might be a writer. What’s more, chances are you might want to pursue that passion in school. If so, why not go to [...]

How to stay awake during boring lectures

July 9, 2013

How to stay awake during boring lectures

Without a doubt, one of the most evil experiences you’ll have in college is the dreaded morning lecture, or incredibly boring late afternoon lecture, both of which taunt you by making you want to fall asleep. But like all problems you’ll face in college, there are solutions—and creative ones, to boot: Try active listening. If [...]

How to turn an internship into a full-time job

July 3, 2013

How to turn an internship into a full-time job

Congratulations! All that finger crossing worked out, and you got that big summer internship you were hoping for. Of course, it’s important to keep the long-term in mind, so now that you’re momentarily employed, don’t forget that you want to be employed in the future, too. With that in mind, it’s entirely possible that your [...]

How to start a job–and stay happy–in a new place you’ve just moved to

July 2, 2013

How to start a job–and stay happy–in a new place you’ve just moved to

Let’s say you’ve just graduated college. (Congratulations!) And now let’s say you live in the middle of nowhere—or at least close to it—and so, out of necessity, you’ve applied to jobs in other places. And now let’s say you’ve managed to land a job in that faraway place. (Congratulations again!) Now, while there’s a lot [...]